Definition of unlisted in US English:

unlisted

adjective

  • 1Not included on a list.

    • ‘While the four 21 hurling teams will enjoy a July throw-in, the football edition is as yet unlisted, and no effort by Monday's county board could find a solution - for the second year in succession.’
    • ‘Research by private investor network Hotbed found that almost 70% of its members would be keen to include unlisted investments in their Sipp from A-Day.’
    • ‘He provided the sound of Attorney General John Mitchell in the phone conversation with Dustin Hoffman and was quite distressed to find his name unlisted in the closing crawl.’
    • ‘And to find something surprising and unlisted at the end (occasionally).’
    • ‘In 1998, beluga and all other previously unlisted sturgeons and paddlefish were included in CITES Appendix II.’
    • ‘Like other unlisted substances, it may be deployed for ‘Military purposes… not dependent on the use of the toxic properties of chemicals as a method of warfare’.’
    • ‘While the explicitly listed rights are clearly recognized, somebody somewhere is going to have to determine what are the unlisted rights that are also recognized.’
    • ‘And she just moved all my eBay stock onto the floor, mixing in stuff listed with unlisted stuff.’
    • ‘The exercise is being performed to include new voters who were either unlisted or have attained the age of 18 after 1988.’
    • ‘On top of that, her voice is tuneless and her cover of ‘Papa Don't Preach’ - an unlisted bonus track on Shut Up - is officially played out.’
    • ‘Writer demands to be unlisted from Amazon.’
    • ‘Miss Wood, of Hereford, said the works were unlisted in a 1983 audit of Harrogate's art collection.’
    • ‘Many are listed in the RHS Plant Finder but just as many are unlisted and so rare that they are only exchanged between owners of private collections.’
    • ‘The 124 songs are spread out on six cds and each cd is chock full of music (actually, there is one unlisted track at the end of disc six.’
    • ‘Together with first estimates for 11 unlisted families measured or seen after listing for the Appendix table was closed, the total is 228.’
    • ‘Other issues in dispute relate to unlisted materials actually found, such as missile engines and empty warheads, as well as the question of access to Iraqi scientists.’
    • ‘Some of the listed professors were proud to have made the list and many unlisted professors named themselves in the hopes of being added to it.’
    • ‘We are again going to reiterate that unlisted suppliers to Myer tell us that Myer are cancelling orders, particularly in clothing.’
    • ‘The hidden song archive lists all those unlisted songs that you find at the end of albums.’
    1. 1.1 Denoting or relating to a company whose shares are not listed on a stock exchange.
      • ‘Table 5 shows the results of the Mann-Whitney test on the detail of the income statement for listed and unlisted companies.’
      • ‘Indeed, according to the British Venture Capital Association, shares in unlisted companies have outperformed those of the listed market over the past three, five and 10 years.’
      • ‘Under its preliminary plan, the unlisted Li & Fung Distribution Group is hoping to raise at least HK $1 billion by floating its wholly owned IDS Group, sources said.’
      • ‘But venture capitalists are unwilling to invest in unlisted companies since they cannot retrieve their profits due to the inconvertibility of the yuan.’
      • ‘Besides raising Angus cattle in the South Highlands Theo's a property developer in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs and investor in listed and unlisted companies by himself and with others.’
      • ‘There would be the problem of an unlisted company that was applying for a listing on a stock exchange.’
      • ‘The unlisted company, based in Taipei, may have borrowed money on behalf of about 130 companies, the paper said, citing police.’
      • ‘This could impact on the calculation of capital adequacy ratios and make comparisons between unlisted banks and listed banks difficult.’
      • ‘Therefore, the Mann-Whitney test was used to compare the size of the income statement among railroad, utility and industrial companies and listed and unlisted companies.’
      • ‘By exempting from income tax profits made by non-residents who on-sell shares in unlisted companies, this bill will improve New Zealand's competitive position in that regard.’
      • ‘The founder of unlisted Monita International Group told Eastweek magazine she will hand over control of her beauty products stores in Hong Kong and on the mainland to her daughter in a few years' time.’
      • ‘All private sector banks, listed or unlisted, under the revised norms would be free to issue bonus and rights shares without its prior approval.’
      • ‘Most of the ‘opportunities’ being offered by these people are in high-risk and often dubious unlisted companies. © 2001 The Namibia Economist’
      • ‘But the unlisted developer, who lost out on both plots, said Nan Fung was not disappointed.’
      • ‘Investment is usually into unlisted companies.’
      • ‘Shares of unlisted companies in the grey market haven't traded since Friday, potentially hurting liquidity and the interests of as many as 500,000 investors, industry analysts said yesterday.’
      • ‘The newly acquired DMG assets would be combined with the RG Capital Radio stations to form an unlisted media investment fund.’
      • ‘I don't expect the fund to be a venture capital fund, but if there was a great opportunity in an unlisted company just before an IPO [initial public offering], we'd seriously look at that.’
      • ‘The unlisted Dragonair did not report its earnings.’
      • ‘Chi-square tests were also used to determine if the frequency of issuing an income statement differed between listed and unlisted companies.’
    2. 1.2North American (of a person or telephone number) not listed in a telephone directory or available through directory assistance, at the wish of the subscriber.
      ‘the nuisance calls stopped after he obtained an unlisted number’
      • ‘For what I believe are valid reasons, my home telephone is unlisted.’
      • ‘This methodology ensures that every household has an equal probability of inclusion, regardless of whether the household's telephone number is listed or unlisted.’
      • ‘An increasing amount of telephone numbers are unlisted, and television viewership and Internet usage are at all-time highs.’
      • ‘The company's San Diego system inadvertently gave Pacific Bell's directory unit 11,400 unlisted phone numbers that PacBell put into its white pages.’
      • ‘These are the only physical signs of a gloomy air of potential violence that has led some counsellors to request police escorts to the metro, keep unlisted phone numbers and seek psychological help for their frayed nerves.’
      • ‘BellSouth's DSL availability page will display the street address associated with any phone number that you enter, even if that number is unpublished or unlisted.’
      • ‘An unnamed spokesman for the firm refused to comment on the situation, and suggested that the Evening Advertiser contact Okus Property directly, but then refused to supply the unlisted contact details.’
      • ‘In fact, I think I'll change my phone number, make it unlisted and refuse any collect calls from him if he should discover the new number.’
      • ‘She was asking me about one of the computer systems we use at work, and whether or not it tracks when a number is changed from listed to unlisted.’
      • ‘They tracked us down, found our number which was unlisted.’
      • ‘I have a couple of phone lines, all of them unlisted.’
      • ‘And if that's the case, that must mean he's got Buddha's unlisted number or something.’
      • ‘They would get their number, even though it's unlisted, and they would call.’
      • ‘Have the politeness to not ask why I have an unlisted phone number (oh, I dunno, let's see if you can guess…)’
      • ‘If we seldom see the Beaver's father at work, we seldom see Mason at home - if we do, he has fallen asleep over a brief and is awakened by a potential client who has mysteriously gotten his unlisted home number.’
      • ‘An unlisted phone number got me straight to an office in the remand wing of Paparua Prison where Beri was in custody waiting for sentence on drugs charges.’
      • ‘Cox goofed when it mistakenly transmitted some 11,000 unlisted numbers to PacBell for inclusion in the state's most-used printed directory.’
      • ‘Of course, it doesn't, because my number's unlisted.’
      • ‘We then replaced the last three digits of each number with three random digits to ensure unlisted numbers would be included (we did not complete calls to businesses, only to households).’
      • ‘Actually, most calypsonians expressly avoid e-mail, thinking ownership of mobile phones a cure-all, even though their numbers are almost invariably unlisted.’
      • ‘For the ultimate house, you'll want at least one unlisted telephone line for remote control of your house from a DTMF phone anywhere in the world.’

Pronunciation

unlisted

/ˌənˈlistəd//ˌənˈlɪstəd/